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What's On Our Mind 4-8-2022

This was a week that will go down in history. First and foremost we saw Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson confirmed with bipartisan support as the first Black woman to the Supreme Court. Secondly, Vice President Kamala Harris, our nation’s first Black women vice president presided over the Senate vote.
 
Our nation showed the world that we can be the more perfect union our founding leaders envisioned. As Jackson said this morning standing at the White House, "good things can be done in the country,” and that, “anything is possible.”
 

What's On Our Mind 3-25-2022

The Supreme Court impacts every aspect our life. Those nine Justices have the final say as cases wind their way through the judicial pipeline. Since Justices serve for life, it is critical that the President nominates a person with outstanding legal credentials and one who is within the judicial mainstream.
 
President Joe Biden’s nomination of Kentaji Brown Jackson will be one his most important and impactful decisions well into the future.
 

What's On Our Mind 3-18-2022

 
Presidents begin their terms with plans and hopes. They have a vision for how they want to improve the lives of Americans while ensuring that everyone’s rights are protected.
 
It’s a challenging task. There are many unexpected forces that pull on any president — some internal, like Congress, and others external, like a pandemic. A president must do what they feel is right in their heart and soul using the best advice from experts and advisors.
 

What's On Our Mind 3-11-2022

 
Democracy is precious and fragile. We saw that in our own country when on January 6, 2021 domestic terrorists tried to overturn the results of our election. Today, we are witnessing the great lengths the Ukrainian people are going to in order to protect their young democracy. This should make us all pause to be grateful for the country we live in — despite its flaws. 
 

What's On Our Mind 2-25-2022

We stand with the people of Ukraine who are bravely fighting against an unjust and unprovoked invasion by the aggressive, tyrannical Putin. The world has already witnessed the devastating consequences when countries’ sovereignty is not respected. Land grabs by neighboring countries are a threat to peace and could lead to the dangerous disintegration of our world order.

The U.S. and its allies must continue to hold the line against authoritarian leaders, like Putin. Under no circumstances can Russia invade Ukraine without swift and harsh punitive actions.

What's On Our Mind 2-11-2022

 
This week, JAC was privileged to have one of the nation’s premier political analysts, Charlie Cook, founder of The Cook Political Report, join us for an in-depth discussion on the 2022 midterm elections.
 
While most of us felt that the 2020 election was “the” election of a lifetime, Charlie said that every election is important. However, 2022 is more important than most elections because the consequences of a change in power in the Senate or House are monumental. 
 
The fight is not over.
 

What's On Our Mind 2-4-2022

Amnesty International (AI), an organization that feigns commitment to protecting all human rights around the world, used its international platform to once again delegitimize Israel and spread bias against Israel throughout the world. 
 
Their report this week, the 208th report on Israel since the 1970s, unevenly criticized Israel for human rights violations while failing to condemn Hamas and other terror groups.
 

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